Allstate Names Ackerman Lead Director, Appoints Eskew to Board

By Kelly Gilblom
July 22, 2014 9:04 AM EDT

Allstate Corp., the largest publicly traded U.S. home and auto insurer, named F. Duane Ackerman, 71, as the board’s lead director.

The insurer also named Michael L. Eskew, 65, former chief executive officer of United Parcel Service Inc., to the board of directors, Northbrook, Illinois-based Allstate said today in a statement distributed by PR Newswire.

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